GAME 2 OF SERIES CALLED DUE TO RAIN AFTER 5 FULL INNINGS
In 140 Characters or Less: Ducks take game 2 of 4 game series vs. the Bees 2-0 after the game was called through 5 full innings due to rain #NewBritainVsEverybody
The Game Changed When… Angelo Songco came to bat for Long Island in the bottom of the 1st inning with Delta Cleary Jr. on second and Marc Krauss on first. Songco would plate Cleary Jr. for the Ducks’ first run of the game. That would prove to be the game winning run as the 2-0 final would be reached when Long Island added an insurance run in the 4th.
Pitchers of Record: W: Matt Larkins (9-6) | L: Jonathan Pettibone (2-7)
Player(s) of the Game: Angelo Songco (Long Island) – 1-2, RBI | Conor Bierfeldt (New Britain) – 1-1, BB | Matt Larkins (Long Island) – 5 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 6 K
Next Game: Sunday, September 3rd, 1:35 P.M.
Tale of the Tape – New Britain Bees (23-31, 49-75) vs. Long Island Ducks (33-23, 69-57)
Starting Pitchers – New Britain: RHP Nate Roe (5-6, 3.92) | Long Island: RHP Matt Marsh (0-0, 0.00)
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Tuesday, September 5th vs. Lancaster: Comcast Back to School Giveaway/Two-Fer Tuesday
Wednesday, September 6th vs. Lancaster: Faith Night/YMCA Fun “4” Everyone Day
Thursday, September 7th vs. Lancaster: Octoberfest/TD Bank Night/Thirsty Thursday
Friday, September 8th vs. Sugar Land: Bike Night/Fat Tire Friday/Foul Pole Friday
Saturday, September 9th vs. Sugar Land: Sting Bobblehead Giveaway/First Responder’s Night/FIREWORKS
Sunday, September 10th vs. Sugar Land: Fan Appreciation Day/Key Bank Giveaway/Schaller Hardware City Family Fun-Day
Bees Buzz: This is the second game this season for the Bees to have been shortened due to rain. Both have come on the road, and they have lost both of them. The first game was on June 16th against Southern Maryland, which they lost by a 3-2 score…With 1 hit in tonight’s game, Conor Bierfeldt is now 1 hit away from 400 hits in his professional career…Tonight’s game is Long Island’s third shutout of the season against the Bees, which now ties them with Sugar Land for most shutouts of the Bees on the season…Brandon Shimo has not allowed a run in 6 of his last 7 outings (8 innings pitched)…James Skelton drew his league leading 87th walk of the season in the 1st inning of tonight’s game…Jovan Rosa extended his consecutive games played for the Bees streak to 264, and his overall consecutive games played streak to 287, including postseason.
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, or by visiting the New Britain Stadium Box Office.
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